Shlomi Fish


Games::Solitaire::Verify::Card - a class wrapper for an individual Solitaire card.


Version 0.0101


    use Games::Solitaire::Verify::Card;

    # Initialise a Queen-of-Hearts
    my $queen_of_hearts = Games::Solitaire::Verify::Card->new(
            string => "QH",
            id => 4,
            data => { %DATA },



Returns the expected sequence of the suits - "H", "S", "C", "D".


Calculates the numerical rank of the string passed as argument.


    my $ten = Games::Solitaire::Verify::Card->calc_rank("T")
    # Prints 10.
    print "$ten\n";


Same as calc_rank only supporting "0" as the zero'th card.


Arbitrary data that is associated with the card. Can hold any scalar.


A simple identifier that identifies the card. Should be a string.


Returns the rank of the card as an integer. Ace is 1, 2-10 are 2-10; J is 11, Q is 12 and K is 13.


Returns "H", "C", "D" or "S" depending on the suit.


Returns "red" or "black" depending on the rank of the card.


Get the color of the suit $suit (which may be different than the card's suit).

my $copy = $card->clone();

Clones the card into a new copy.


Converts the card to a string representation.


A cached string representation. (Use with care).


Converts the rank to a string.


Determines if the card is flipped.


Sets the card’s flipped status.


Shlomi Fish,


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You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc Games::Solitaire::Verify::Card

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Copyright 2008 Shlomi Fish.

This program is released under the following license: MIT/X11 ( ).